Planning with nature in mind
Matthew Coe looks at the challenges of securing biodiversity net gain on environmental impact assessment projectsWhen the UK parliament passed the Environment Act 2021, it stipulated that all planning permissions granted in England will be required to achieve a minimum of 10% biodiversity net gain (BNG). This is
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Science-based targets for nature launched
The Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) has this week launched what it describes as the "world's first" science-based targets for nature.
This sponsored guest blog from Environment Bank explores the options for developers looking to comply with new biodiversity net gain (BNG) legislation.
International summits warn of climate and biodiversity crises. Planners and developers are using green infrastructure to take action on the ground. Huw Morris reports
World-renowned urban designer and town planner Dr Wei Yang tells Chris Seekings how we can design our cities so that they are more sustainable and inclusive for future generations
Seven out of 10 companies that disclosed their environmental impact to CDP last year did not monitor their impact on biodiversity, and are unprepared for incoming regulations.
A new framework developed by IEMA to help businesses act on biodiversity loss and contribute towards nature restoration has officially launched today.
Members of IEMA’s policy team outline the key issues facing sustainability professionals in 2023 and beyond
IEMA has been working with the UK Business and Biodiversity Forum, the RSPB, the Aldersgate Group and the International Chamber of Commerce to create a Nature Positive Business Pledge.